2021 Pride Ambient Jam

from Let Me Be Perfectly Queer by Ariana Giroux

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This album was really hard for me to write. I wanted to write something that confronted the hardest challenges of life as a trans woman. I wanted to write something that encapsulated my never ending indignation at the binary world around me. I wanted to give myself a platform that no-one could take away to shout about the hardest parts of being trans.

And that was hard! That kept me in a dark place, often mulling over some of the worst transphobia I have faced. Writing this album was intense and emotional laborious.

So about halfway through the writing process, I sat down one day to just play with some synths and relax. I sat down to try to remind myself that music is a happy thing for me, that it is a place for me to escape the problems of this world. I sat down one day wanting to just melt away into some beautiful arpeggiated filter sweeps.

So here, have an ambient jam that I performed 9 or 12 times before I ever even attempted recording it. I needed a break halfway through the album, and I feel you may too.

So take a moment and breathe. Breathe and reflect on how wonderful and hard it is to be prideful.


from Let Me Be Perfectly Queer, released June 12, 2021




Ariana Giroux regina, Saskatchewan

Synth nerd and electronica producer, general nerd and FOSS enthusiast.

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